Account by Michael Symes, envoy from the East India Company, to the Court of Ava in 1795. Edited by Michael W. Charney and published in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research in 2006. Topics: Ava, Burma, Myanmar, Travel Account, History, Statecraft, East India Company
byPercy Bysshe Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
LibriVox recording of History of a Six Weeks' Tour by Percy Bysshe Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read in English by BettyB; Kalynda; Pamela Nagami Full titled [i]History of a Six Weeks' Tour through a part of France, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland; with Letters Descriptive of a Sail Round the Lake of Geneva and of the Glaciers of Chamouni[/i], this small journal was a travel narrative kept by the English Romantic authors Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley. They describe two trips,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, politics, English, Europe, France, Germany, Holland, The Netherlands,...
Captain Alexander Hamilton collated an account of his voyage to Cambodia and Siam in 1718 with accounts of his experiences in Pegu and elsewhere on earlier travels, as well as information he had gathered about certain other locations (such as Arakan) in his A New Account of the East Indies (Edinburgh, 1727). While the original account also included accounts of parts of the Malay world and "Cochinchina," these have been excluded from the following text. The account begins with a brief... Topics: Pegu, Burma, Myanmar, Cambodia, Kampuchea, Ayudhya, Siam, Thailand, Travel Account, Asia, Warfare,...